Haydar Akca graduated in Mathematics and Astronomy from Ege University, Faculty of Science, Izmir, Turkey in 1970. Dr. Akca received Ph. D. in Applied Mathematics from Inonu University, Malatya with collaboration Helsinki University of Technology in 1983. Since then, he has been teaching in various universities. He becomes Professor in Applied Mathematics at Akdeniz University, Antalya in 1996. He has around 100 technical publications including monographs. His research interest area primarily functional differential equations, neural networks, mathematical modelling, control theory, and wavelet neural networks. He has been organizing the serial International Conference on Dynamical Systems and Applications. Dr. Akca is a member of a number of professional mathematical associations. He is the Editor –in-Chief and Editorial Board Member of number of International Mathematical Journals. At present he is Professor of Applied Mathematics at Abu Dhabi University, College of Arts and Science Department of Applied Sciences and Mathematics, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Mohd Lazim Abdullah is a Computational Mathematics Professor at the Faculty of Ocean Engineering Technology and Informatics, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT). He obtained his first degree (Mathematics) from University of Malaya, in June 1984 and a Master's Degree (Mathematics Education) from the Universiti Sains Malaysia in 1999. He received his Ph.D (Development of Information Technology) from the Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, in 2004. He began his career as audit trainee at the international audit firm based in Kuala Lumpur, Arthur Young & Co for five months before joining public sector as mathematics teacher in Oct 1984 at Maktab Rendah Sains MARA (MRSM) Kuantan. He served at several MRSMs nationwide prior to joining academic world in late 2006. His last post with MARA was Mathematics Expert Teacher at MRSM Yayasan Terengganu Besut. In December 2006, he joined University Malaysia Terengganu as senior lecturer at Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science and Technology.
Upon joining the university, Dr Mohd Lazim has always prioritised research activities as his biggest passion. His research and expertise focuses on fuzzy set theory of mathematics, decision making and its applications to social ecology, environment, health sciences and management. He is interested in the measurement of social indicators, measuring index of health related quality of life, environmental evaluation and business using combinations of fuzzy sets theory, multi-criteria decision making and statistics approaches. Thus far, he has been successfully led several research projects in the field of fuzzy decision making, fuzzy mathematics and social statistics. His research findings have been published in more than 300 publications including 184 refereed journals, 115 conference proceedings, and 24 chapters in book. Dr Mohd Lazim also has authored 6 textbooks and 3 monographs in the fields of statistics and decision making. With 140 documents, and 623 citations in database Scopus, Dr Mohd Lazim has proved that he is one of the academic leaders in his field.
Despite a busy schedule of administrative works, research and teaching, Dr Mohd Lazim is actively involved in academic quality management and society. Dr Mohd Lazim is a certified MS ISO university internal auditor, assessor of undergraduate and postgraduate academic programmes at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. Apart from that, Dr Mohd Lazim also has been appointed by University Technology Petronas as external assessor for Yayasan UTP-FRG projects, 2017-2022. He is also an assessor of Fundamental Research Grant Scheme and Trans-disciplinary Research Grant Scheme at Ministry level. In administrative works at university level, he was Director, Centre of Academic Planning, Development and Quality, Head of e-learning, and Deputy Dean of School of Informatics and Applied Mathematics. In addition, he was the President of the Academic Staff Association UMT, 2010-2012 and committee of Parent Teacher Association of SK Pusat Chabang Tiga, 2007-2011. Currently, he is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Universiti Malaysia Terengganu. Dr Mohd Lazim is a member of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, a member of International Society on Multiple Criteria Decision Making and a member of the Malaysian Mathematical Sciences Society.
Prof. Abdalah Mohamad Rababah,
Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
Prof. Abdalah Mohamad Rababah,
Prof. Mohammed K. A. Kaabar,
University of Malaya, Malaysia
Prof. Mohammed K A Kaabar received all his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Mathematics from Washington State University (WSU), Pullman, WA, USA. Kaabar has a global diverse experience in teaching and has worked as Adjunct Full Professor of Mathematics, Math Lab Instructor, and Lecturer at various US institutions such as Moreno Valley College, California, USA, Washington State University, Washington, USA, and Colorado Early Colleges, Colorado, USA. He authored two math textbooks, and he is an invited referee for more than 300 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) international conferences all over the world. He served as an editor for the American Mathematical Society (AMS) Graduate Student Blog, and he is also a full editor for an educational program (Mathematics and Statistics Section) at California State University, Long Beach, CA, USA. Kaabar is also currently serving as an editor for 21 international scientific journals in applied mathematics and engineering.
Prof. F.Talay Akyildiz,
Imam Mohammed Ibn Saud Islamic University, KSA
Dr. Fahir Talay Akyildiz is a
Professor of applied mathematics at Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic
University (IMSIU) in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He obtained
his undergraduate degree in Mathematics (1983) from Ankara
University in Ankara/Turkey and Master degree in Pure mathematics
(1988) from Ondokuz Mayis University in Samsun/Turkey. Professor
Akyildiz received his Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from the
University of Cardiff at Aberystwyth /United Kingdom in 1992 under
the supervision of the late Ken Walters (FRS). He was appointed to
the Department of Mathematics at Ondokuz Mayis University in 1993 as
an Assistant Professor. He was then promoted to Associate Professor.
Dr. Fuaada Binti Mohd Siam,
University Teknologi Malaysia(UTM), Malaysia
Dr. Fuaada Binti Mohd Siam,
Fuaada is a Senior Lecturer in the
Department of Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Science, University
Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia. She joined Universiti Teknologi
Malaysia in 2001, just after completing her degree in Industrial
Mathematics from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia the same year. In
2003, she served as a lecturer in the department. She completed her
Master’s degree in Mathematics from the same university in 2003. In
2014, Fuaada received her PhD in Mathematics from the University of
Strathclyde, Scotland, UK.